Water Cycle

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Describe the 1st step of the water cycle
Water evaporates from oceans, lakes and rivers to form water vapour
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2nd step
As air rises it cools, so water vapour in it condenses to form clouds
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3rd step
As water droplets get too heavy they fall as rain or snow
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4th
Ground water move into rivers onto lakes and eventually the water returns to the ocean
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What does potable mean?
safe for drinking
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How is water made potable?
Water is treated with chemicals and filtered, to remove dirt or pathogen or toxic subtances
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What is desalination?
The process of obtaining fresh water from sea or salty water.
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What methods are used to desalinate?
Distillation
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What is distillation?
Where water is evaporated and then condensed and the collected
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one advantage and disadvantage of desalination
AD-Provides Accessible Drinking Water DD-High Costs to Build and Operate
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As air rises it cools, so water vapour in it condenses to form clouds

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